Family-Focused Center (FFC) for Deaf and Hard of Hearing Children

Family-Focused Center (FFC) for Deaf and Hard of Hearing Children

Providing the highest level of care available for deaf and hard of hearing children in North Texas

The Children’s Health℠ Family-Focused Center (FFC) for Deaf and Hard of Hearing Children works with you, your family and your child’s physician to provide support, education and access to community resources to support your child who is deaf or hard of hearing.

Our caring and qualified team offers a wide range of services for deaf and hard of hearing children, including:

  • A personal care plan tailored to your child and family’s unique needs
  • Access to early intervention opportunities for children under 3 years old
  • Education and support with amplification technologies like hearing aids, cochlear implants and assisted listening systems
  • Support in pursuing early language access opportunities (including spoken and sign language), and assistance with speech and language delays that may be impacted by hearing status.
  • Recommendations for medical evaluation and support for your child’s primary care physician and others who are involved in their care
  • Fostering meaningful connection with community organizations including parent support groups, deaf parent advisors, and deaf resource specialists
  • Connection to the UT Cochlear Program at Children’s Health 

Helping you make informed decisions about your child’s care

When your child is deaf or hard of hearing, they can benefit from support and access to resources that can help foster developmental milestone achievement. We understand that the vast array of available options for your child’s care can be overwhelming. Our goal is to answer all of your questions and work with you to define the best course of action for your child.

Everything you need in one location

We offer comprehensive, coordinated care at each of our convenient locations. Our collaborative and multidisciplinary approach gives your child the best possible outcome. In addition to our physicians and medical staff, our Family Resource Center, Social Services and Child Life Professionals can provide extra support to you and your family during and after treatment.

Contact our caring pediatric specialists in Dallas or Plano to learn more about the FFC for Deaf and Hard of Hearing Children.

Meet the Care Team